APPLIED[Zesty]: [X/Z SRU + Artful] kernel panic -not syncing: Fatal exception: panic_on_oops

Juerg Haefliger juerg.haefliger at canonical.com
Tue Sep 12 15:44:38 UTC 2017


On 09/12/2017 11:45 AM, Stefan Bader wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1708399
> 
> Impact: A race in context flushing is causing a kernel panic on the s390x
> architecture.
> 
> Fix:
>  - For Xenial 3 patches are required. All have been backported by
>    the IBM maintainers and the backport was tested.
>    - Patch #1 is already upstream in the linux main tree
>    - Patch #2 and Patch #3 are in linux-next
>  - For Zesty, the 2 new patches can be cherry-picked from linux-next.
>    - Test build ok, but no verification on that kernel from IBM
>  - For Artful the same 2 patches as for Zesty should apply and are
>    expected to be part of a stable update. So we could either apply
>    the same or wait.
> 
> -Stefan
> 
> 
> 




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